Find below files or links to our Reading Comprehension packs - download, enjoy and let us know how your stars enjoy the activities!
Lamb to the Slaughter: A reading and writing bundle exploring 'Lamb to the Slaughter' with two assessment points.
Private Peaceful: Guided Reading Pack below leading through an extract and moving from exploring to analysis.
In Flanders Fields: Exploring how meaning is created in poetry with a focus on how effects are created.
P.E.E. Mobile: To aid analysing your class reads, this takes pupils through writing a point, using appropriate evidence and explaining their ideas - the prevailing idea is that each one is peer or teacher assessed before they get the next bit of the mobile, and can't link the mobile together until it's all been checked and approved.
Peer Assessment Pack: Handy packs to assess reading (comprehension), reading (analysis) and essay writing.
'Fahrenheit 451' Questions: Download below. Some quick questions to quiz your class on their understanding of the text.
Reading Activity Cards: Download below. A series of cards developing in difficulty to probe students' knowledge of any text. Particularly suitable for KS4 - photocopy onto red, amber and green paper to signpost difficulty.
Media Perspectives: A lesson powerpoint on how the media manipulates audiences, using 'Lost', 'Forrest Gump', 'Dead Famous' and a football commentary to show how language and editing are used to create reactions. Useful as part of a media SoW. Extracts able to be downloaded below.
Resources and reading extracts to develop comprehension skills available here.